Consultant , Ian Forrester & Associates 1992 to Date
. Development of OD contributions to organisation effectiveness and productivity
. Development and application of methods of organisation and management audit.
. Employee empowerment; job design, participation, communications.
. Organisation design, particularly matrix structures and team working.
. Decentralisation and the development of integrated customer focused units.
.Application of action research and socio- technical design concepts to the process of organisational change.
. Design and delivery of workshops on conflict resolution , participative bargaining
and group facilitation
Provision of action oriented advice and coaching on all aspects of Organisation Development,Employee Relations and general HR policy
Extensive experience in industry and commerce at director level. First appointment in OD consulting followed by 6 years as an HR executive. Subsequently HR Director in major companies. Recent career in general management and in sales and marketing. Presently working in an SME company to manufacture and market a medical device in the UK with worldwide distributorships now following. As an Associate, I continue to undertake consulting assignments in OD. Many years spent as a University Governor resulted in the conferment of an Honorary Fellowship. International experience has included working in a JV company in Mexico and a regional directorship for Latin America. Business development experience in many countries and cultures.